buying Toyota twin-turbo V8 patent unearthed
2022 Toyota 86 embraces sports car evolution with fresh looks, more power
The Subaru BRZ's twin is finally here, and like the BRZ, the new Toyota 86 keeps the back-to-basics sports car formula in great shape.Toyota revealed the new 86 in Japan with partner Subaru showing off the BRZ for the first time locally. While the two wear different wrappers, the 86 is once again largely an identical car to the BRZ. Behind the Toyota Gazoo Racing grille sits a 2.4-liter flat-four engine, sans turbocharger, that makes 230 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. We'll have to wait for US-spec units to see if the 86 actually makes a couple more horsepower than the BRZ's 228 hp, or if the kilowatts-to-horsepower conversion is generous.
An unremarkable patent focusing on a minor engine part has revealed thatis at least considering a twin-turbo V8. While the filing is most likely just a large company protecting its intellectual property, it could also be a small glimmer of hope that Toyota, a storied company that's made some with in recent years, can leave the ICE party with a bang for the ages.
The patent for a secondary PCV separator, whose function is to isolate exhaust gas from lubricating oil, was discovered by a member of the. In this case, it's not engine oil that's the culprit, but turbocharger oil. From a twin-turbo V8.
Chevy Corvette remained fastest-selling car in March, Toyota RAV4 Prime not far behind
The Corvette's inventory likely remains in short supply, and ditto for the RAV4 Prime.Still, according to new data from iSeeCars on Wednesday covering the month of March, a Corvette only stuck around at a dealership for 9.4 days on average. The average time to sell a vehicle sits at 47.4 days for all new vehicles, underscoring how quickly a Corvette in stock turns into a sale. While General Motors works to build the sports car as quickly as possible for eager fans, the second-place finisher is pretty surprising.
The patent starts out with an almost embarrassingly hilarious stick figure drawing of a car and where said engine would be located (in the front, under the hood, duh). It has the words "Internal Combustion" printed on a rectangle in case there was any doubt.
However, the second figure shows a dual turbo setup nestled in the valley of a V8. It's a prime location for reducing turbo lag and optimizing throttle response (and should necessitate a substantial hood bulge as well).
Now, interestingly, the forum member believes this engine will be installed in the next(and ), but our own that the pickup will have a . With all due respect to the GR86 members, we're going to stand by that assertion and cross our fingers that the patent hints at something even better.
Tested: 2021 BMW M4 Delivers What Matters
Do whatever it takes to ignore the new BMW M4's toothy grille and just drive it. Apparently, there's something about having a highly anticipated BMW M car that alters the atmosphere in Los Angeles. Months of blue skies and shorts weather ended as soon as our M4 test car arrived. Of course, correlation does not imply causation, but we're superstitious. A few years ago, a new M2 brought a massive storm during a multiyear drought, and now the M4 brings rain? You'd be a little'stitious too.
That would be a high-performance, possibly an or, if the ICE gods will allow it, an LC F. After all, we have had that a trio of F-cars were coming, including a LS F. It would explain why the 472-horsepower, V8-powered was called the Sport Performance instead of full-on IS F. In fact, Lexus reps have promised that the F label would .
Toyota V8 Twin Turbo patent fig 2
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A proper IS F would be a fitting sendoff to Toyota's high-performance V8, but the, then , then LC F would be an even more melodious swan song. The flagship grand tourer could very well allow loyalists to forgive the aforementioned gaffes.
Toyota president and noted car guy Akio Toyoda hasfor questioning the coming outright ban of ICE sales in his home country of Japan. Perhaps this engine is one of the reasons he's objecting.
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Toyota Teases 2022 Tundra’s New iForce Max Engine .
Another day, another 2022 Toyota Tundra teaser. This time the Japanese automaker is showing off its full-size pickup’s new engine. Or at least its engine cover, which reveals a new engine that appears to supplant the current Tundra’s 381-hp 5.7-liter “iForce” V-8 with a new breed of iForce engine that takes things to the Max. What exactly about this engine warrants its name is currently a mystery: Does it take the 2022 Tundra's towing capacity to the max? Its fuel economy? Or does this new iForce engine simply make even more max power relative to today's iForce V-8? © Manufacturer 2022 Toyota Tundra iForceMAX Badge Your browser does not su